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May 19, 2019 sermon

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May 19, 2019 The apostle Peter had a problem that many people can identify with. He thought that he was superior to others because of who he was. Today’s reading from the Book of Acts makes it clear that Peter thought the Good News of Jesus was for the Jewish people and not for those who were referred to as Gentiles, which includes all those who are not of the Jewish people. Because Jesus was a Jew and all of his disciples were Jews, Peter believed that Jesus’ message of love and salvation was only for the Jews. But in a vision Peter received from God he realized that what he believed was...

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From the Pastor’s Desk – May 2019

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Please see the attached May 2019 “From the Pastor’s Desk” newsletter below. From the Pastor May 2019

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May 5, 2019 sermon

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May 5, 2019 Throughout the season of Easter I have talked time and time again, until I’m sure you are almost tired of it, about Jesus’ primary message in the gospel of John. Today, as we read the closing chapter in John’s gospel, the author makes it absolutely clear what that message is. After a rather confusing story about Jesus having breakfast with some of his disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, also known as the Sea of Galilee, Jesus takes Simon Peter aside and asks him the same question three times. The question is this: “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Now, why would Jesus ask Simon...

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